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Intercoder Reliability Assessment of Supplemental Document Coding in a Quantitative Content Analysis Study of Police Crime in the United States
Annual Conference of the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association, Chicago, IL
  • Raven Ory, Bowling Green State University - Main Campus
  • Philip M Stinson, Bowling Green State University - Main Campus
Document Type
Presentation
Abstract

Dr. Stinson maintains an object-relational research database in OnBase, Bowling Green State University’s enterprise-level content management system. An analysis of the intercoder reliability of the supplemental articles indexed in OnBase during the years 2012-2014 was conducted to determine and promote reliability among research assistants. This project is important because reliability is the hallmark of any research database, and because the institutional memory is short with annual turnover of student research assistants working in Stinson’s research group. Training recommendations are made from the findings of this study for the purpose of improving the reliability of document coding in the project object database.

Publisher's Statement
This project was supported by the Center for Undergraduate Research & Scholarship at Bowling Green State University.
Publication Date
9-24-2015
Citation Information
Raven Ory and Philip M Stinson. "Intercoder Reliability Assessment of Supplemental Document Coding in a Quantitative Content Analysis Study of Police Crime in the United States" Annual Conference of the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association, Chicago, IL (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/philip_stinson/51/